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Isle of Man Bus and Rail

Douglas
+44 1624 662525
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Visiting south of the island

We enjoy train travel there are cosy carriages a bit cold in November so wrap up in warm... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GR1FFs
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Whitby, United Kingdom
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we used the rail alot, good value, views very nice.

we enjoyed using the rail, as you were able to see the views, fantastic sea views . you can... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rogerandangela
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoy train travel there are cosy carriages a bit cold in November so wrap up in warm clothes. Great little steam train would suit all ages best get a travel card from the information Center for your duration if your there for a few...More

Thank GR1FFs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we enjoyed using the rail, as you were able to see the views, fantastic sea views . you can purchase rail cards that are very good value for the money, good savings.

Thank Rogerandangela
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited I O M for a long weekend - used the buses to get all round the island. Found them to be nearly always on time and connected with other routes when timetabled to do so. The drivers were by and large friendly and helpful...More

Thank Razza388
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The holiday surpassed all expectations. Warmly wrapped to cope with any type of weather on or off the transport! A wonderful adventure and journey into the living history of the IOM. You won't be disappointed and you will want to return! Lovely attention to detail...More

Thank JanBarnes2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just missed the train thru enjoying a Fireman's Shovel breakfast so went by bus to Port Erin, returned by steam! A great trip breaking the journey at Castletown to visit the Castle Rushen and old House of Keys.

Thank PeterFryer1952
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There many transport types to try on your isle of man stay the narrow vague steam rail say between Douglas and Port Erin is a good trip out.The Douglas to Ramsey via Laxey makes for a good day out you can break at Laxey to...More

Thank Cloneygiant
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Leaving Port Erin on the first Steam train of the day we passed lovely countryside all the way to Douglas. From the Seafront we boarded the Horse Tram taking us all along the front to the Electric Railway. We boarded the Electric train up to...More

1  Thank Leightonarchers
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This is a big attraction for us. Every time we visit the island we find time to take the steam train. It's great to leave the car in Douglas, travel down to Port St Mary, Port Erin and return to Castletown for lunch and a...More

Thank Jakki P
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Bought a Go Explore Card for £34 for 3 days. Well worth it. Used the bus to travel to and from the airport and regular service to get antwhere on the island

Thank Golfer73
Reviewed 13 October 2017

IOM is well served by an excellent public transport system. The buses in particular offer a regular service to all parts of the island. Our tip is to buy a "Go card" which offers unlimited travel for £7 per person for a day. These can...More

Thank Ges R
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geoffcleator
25 July 2017|
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Response from Jock619 | Reviewed this property |
Appreciate others who have answered question as I used Ferry ⛴.
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653AnnFrank
18 July 2017|
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Response from DaveMcInally | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ann. It was our first visit to the isle of Man. We decided to use public transport and bought an explorer pass. We always hire a car, so this was a bold move and a risky one. The bus, tram and train journeys we believe... More
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Dewi J M
8 April 2017|
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Response from Angwara S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry i ve been away, No need to buy in advance Just wait until u land and get it at the airport.
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